Pain & Gain 5/01/16
Most people think of Bay as as a populist, which his "Transformers" movies definitely are, but "Pain and Gain" is a feel-bad film with a pessimistic worldview.
Inside Out 12/26/15
Pixar is a company, and like all companies, it has good films and bad films.
War Room 12/21/15
Despite not being religious and thinking the Christian movie boom is the worst thing to happen to film as a medium this decade, I'm a mild fan of the Kendrick brothers.
Taken 3 11/26/15
It's probably the first movie ever to be marketed by a quote, as the monologue featured in the trailers was quoted by a lot of people who never saw the film for years to come.
The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 2 11/21/15
The only thing worse than a slow and boring movie is a slow and boring movie in which there is an easy fix to make it not slow and boring, which was to cut time and focus on the characters instead of the spectacle.
Fifty Shades of Grey 11/06/15
The most important part of a romance movie is the chemistry between the two leads, so one of the worst parts of this movie is their complete lack of any.
The Final Girls 10/25/15
The movie within the movie is called Camp Bloodbath, an 80's slasher flick that is specifically a parody of the Friday the 13th movies, complete with a Kumbaya circle of summer camp counselors.
Knock Knock 10/18/15
Roth keeps finding ways to push the absurdity of the situation further and further to the point where the audience starts to understand that no matter what bad things happen, Keanu will somehow survive until the very end of the movie, because he has to, because if Roth wanted to kill him off he woul...